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Virginia Club of New York: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Media Studies Department with Siva Vaidhyanathan

  • Ed Swindler (CLAS ’76, GSAS ’82, DAR ’84, PAR '14) speaks with UVA students before the Media Panel event begins.
  • The Library at the Yale Club filled to capacity.
  • The panel discusses the state of media today.
  • Siva Vaidhyanathan speaks with an Alum.

On Thursday, January 11th, the New York community came together with the Virginia Club of New York for the 2018 Media Panel. The panel was moderated by Siva Vaidhyanathan, the Robertson Professor of Modern Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at UVA. The panel featured several alumni experts, including:

• Amber Payne (CLAS ’04), Executive Producer at Teen Vogue and former founding Managing Editor of NBCBLK

• Edward Swindler (CLAS ’76, GSAS ’82, DAR ’84, PAR ’14), former President of NBC Universal Domestic TV Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations

• Milena Mikael-Debass (CLAS ’08), News Producer for VICE News

This year’s event celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Media Studies department at UVA.

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